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GNP per Capita
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Chart 2. Growth of GNP, Population, and GNP per Capita, 1980–1998
(with and without China & India)


In many developing countries, moderate GNP growth is counteracted by rapid population growth. As a result, between 1980 and 1998, the average annual GNP per capita growth rate for middle- and low-income countries (excluding China and India) was less than high-income countries.

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